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Nicole Crowell, MS

Grant Proposal Development Associate

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Nicole Crowell is a highly skilled administrative professional with more than 18 years of experience in grants management and research/healthcare administration. She holds a Master of Science degree in health services administration and certificates in health services administration, clinical research administration and long-term care administration through the New York State Department of Education. Mrs. Crowell earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Marymount College with a minor in chemistry and her Master of Science from D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY. She earned a certificate in Contract Law from Harvard University in 2017.

Mrs. Crowell comes to Emory University after holding previous positions at Morehouse School of Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo (The State University of New York). Throughout the scope of her career, Mrs. Crowell, a highly skilled grant writer with expertise in complex project management, has helped to secure over $7.5 million in grant funding to support basic, clinical, biomedical and social and behavioral research projects and has served as a co-investigator and project director on several NIH funded projects. She has extensive experience writing and coordinating large grant submissions including NIH R01s, U and P mechanisms and has served as a grant reviewer and committee member for various agencies and institutions including Susan G. Komen, the Department of Health and Human Services, Howard University and The Satcher Health Leadership Institute. Mrs. Crowell was a National Cancer Institute Academic Research Fellow from 2013 – 2014 and served as Chair of the National Cancer Institute’s Community Networks Program Managers Committee and as Conference Program Director for the RCMI Translational Science Conference 2017.

Receiving the prestigious “Emerging Leader Award” from D’Youville College upon graduation, Mrs. Crowell has contributed to the development of the health research landscape through her work in grants management and health disparities research. Her research portfolio includes exploration of the psychosocial dynamics of mammography screening for African American women, exploring the influence of social networks on individual health seeking behaviors and examining reasons for low rates of participation of racial/ethnic minorities in clinical studies to aid in the development of strategies and educational programs/materials to foster engagement of minority populations in clinical research.

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